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Jan 16, 2013 11:30am PST
. no word on when they will start flying again. >> thank you, amy. president obama unveiled steps to reduce gun violence in america. he did so in front of schoolchildren who reached tout him in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. we have more on that story. >> last month shooting massacre in connecticut marked a turning point with 20 schoolchildren dead many americans said "enough." today, president obama announced an extensive game plan, perhaps the most sweeping push if gun control in decades. >> if there is one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there is one life that can be saved, we have an obligation to try. >> helping the president make the case, american children who wrote to him with their suggestions such as 8-year-old grant from maryland, who says there should be a limit about how many guns a person can own. >> that could be on the president's proposal which does include universal background checks for gun purchases, a ban on lie capacity magazine clips and renewed ban on the so-called assault weapons. a new washington post/abc news poll found a majority of amer
Jan 22, 2013 11:30am PST
.m. until 3:00 in the afternoon. >> president obama is going the first full work day of his second term. this morning he attended a prayer service at the washington national cathedral after inauguration festivities that lasted well into the night. our news reporter is live in washington, dc, with what is ahead. karen? >> it is the first real work day but the president did not have substantive events. here is no surprise for you: the bitter partisanship we have seen in washington, dc, recently, did not disappear with all the inauguration fun. >> the inaugural parties and parade are over. now it is time for washington to get back to business. this morning, president obama and vice president biden and their families attended a prayer service. the president's address yesterday was unmistakable call to action, more optimistic than 2009 when the economy was on the brink of collapse. >> preserving our individual free democrats requires collective action. >> liberals rejoice that the president's clear left turn. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of gover
Jan 15, 2013 11:30am PST
for drugs and alcohol. in washington, dc, president obama is looking at recommendations on the gun control task force which have not been made public. the president is expected to present them to congress tomorrow. they are expected to include banning assault weapons, eliminating the capacity of am mission magazines and instituting universal background trucks. the n.r.a. say they will fight any ban on weapons. >> here is a like look at a gun buyback that opened a few minutes ago in marin city with a few people there. the buy back at st. andrew's presbyterian church is one of five locations across marin county where people can turn in their guns, no questions asked. anyone turning in a handgun, rifle or shotgun receives $200. the boy back is open to residents of marin, sonoma and san francisco. folks must show documentation of where they live to get 9 buy back cash which continues until 8:00 this evening. after weeks of speculation facebook has a new feature in an invitation-only event at the headquarters. abc7 news reporter is live in the newsroom with details. katie? >> business and techn
Jan 18, 2013 11:30am PST
of a different kind showing first lady celebrating her 49th birthday in washington, dc. look at obamas dining at cafe milano, an italian restaurant in georgetown. if you look closely the first lady is wearing a new haircut. she has bangs. here is a look at the new look with the nice bangs tweeting on the new twitter account, expect to see lots of the haircut around. >> and abc7 coverage of the inauguration begins on monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special "good morning america" and we will stream coverage live from washington at starting at 6:30 monday morning. >> the inauguration is happening on martin luther king's birthday and there is an open house at stanford with personal documents and photos of the leader of civil rights rights. we will have more on this and the president's inauguration later on abc7 news. >> mike nicco is ahead with the forecast. >> pretty chilly. frost was there but it is less and less likely. more and more likely we will have "spare the air" through the weekend and rough surf at the beach. i will tell you when it will be most dangerous there and how long the
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